Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Violent thunderstorms kill at least 12 people in 3 states

Violent storms that swept through a chunk of the central U.S. killed at least nine people in three states, toppling trees, crushing cars and tearing through a rural Arkansas fire station.

The high-powered storms arrived as forecast Tuesday night and early Wednesday, just days after a massive tornado tore through the southwest Missouri town of Joplin and killed 122 people. After killing two people in Kansas and five in Oklahoma, they continued their trek east into Arkansas before petering out.

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Your prayers are requested for the families of the victims and for all who suffered injury or loss.

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